NLB launched its first ever nation-wide reading initiative, Read! Singapore on 24 May 2005 to discover and celebrate the joy of reading.


Presented in Singapore’s four official languages, the initative features meet-the- author sessions, book clubs, writing workshops, storytelling sessions and book derived workshops for children and adults.Find out about upcoming events here.


Newly launched! The audiobook version of SingaPoetry: An Anthology of Singapore Poems. The collection selected by NLB librarians and endorsed by a selection committee chaired by Professor Edwin Thumboo, features 82 poems that highlight the experiences, places, observations and pivotal moments in the daily lives of Singaporeans.


Access the audiobook here